J-Pride and Jewish community a strong presence at Twin Cities Pride weekend

pride parade By Isaac Ezra Jennings • J-Pride Program Coordinator Twin Cities Pride 2023 was an absolute blast! Thank you so much to all the incredible volunteers, community partners, and JFCS staff members who helped staff the booth. We had over a thousand visitors stop by the booth over the course of the[...]

J-Pride’s 2023 Pride Month events

pride parade group By Isaac Ezra Jennings • J-Pride Program Coordinator Happy Pride month everyone! Each year, throughout the month of June, communities across the world come together to celebrate the contributions and continued existence of LGBTQ+ individuals. Recently, the Human Rights Campaign declared a n[...]

J-Pride’s Pride Month Programming

All are welcome! •          Wednesday, June 1 – J-Pride Coffee Social at Common Roots Café (2558 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis) from 6-8 p.m. •          Saturday, June 4 – Shabbat Service and D’v[...]

J-Pride made its presence felt during Pride month

J-Pride's activities in June included a Shabbat service, happy hour, parade marching and more   By Jayce Koester • J-Pride Coordinator   Leading up to Pride, I kept joking that our Jewish new year turns over at Rosh HaShanah, the gregorian new year turns over on Jan. 1 and the [...]

A busy year for J-Pride continues with summer Pride festivities

By Heather Renetzky • J-Pride Program Coordinator   This past Tuesday marked a year since I started with J-Pride. So much has happened in that time! My first exposure to J-Pride was as a participant. I went to one of J-Pride’s Chanukah Happy Hours and thought, “Wow! How cool! An org[...]

All you need to know about Pride 2017

J-Pride brings together LGBTQ and allied folks in the Jewish community all year round, but June – LGBTQ Pride month – is an especially exciting month. Why June? The history of Pride goes back to the Stonewall Riots, which began on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. [...]